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Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar Panels

The relationship between some utility companies and solar customers has gone from lukewarm to downright hostile. A state bill is working its way through the Legislature that would charge customers (not just solar customers) with a $10/month fee to make … Continue reading

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Shutting Down Nuclear, Powering Up Solar

The mistake of trying to fix fifty year old nuclear technology is going to cost us over $2 billion. That is enough to pay for over 100,000 home solar systems or rebates for 1,000,000 homes that enable a five year … Continue reading

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SCE Power Outage Alert: 755 Homes Affected in Santa Monica

Word on the street is the power is out, but here at the Solar Forward office, we had no clue. At approximately 11:17am this morning, Santa Monica residents in the Sunset Park neighborhood lost power.  At the same moment, Solar … Continue reading

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LADWP Slows Solar in Hottest Summer on Record

The act that granted the right to interconnect solar systems with the power grid is called PURPA.  It was passed by Congress in 1978. Solar Forward installed its first grid-tied solar system in Los Angeles in 2005. Solar is not … Continue reading

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Where is the Sun?

The sun is not in the ground. It may not be obvious, but Solar energy requires no invasive surgery on our planet. Every day we look below the Earth’s surface for energy. Why are we drilling and fracking when we … Continue reading

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Edison / LADWP and the stealing of the Sun

Edison is stealing from all new solar customers. If you install a new solar system and you generate power – Edison is not giving you credit for three months. Some or our customers are loosing over $1000.This is unfair and … Continue reading

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Solar and the SO CAL utilities, Edison and LADWP

Edison is stealing from all new solar customers. If you install a new solar system and you generate power – Edison is not giving you credit for three months. Some or our customers are loosing over $1000. This is unfair … Continue reading

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Edison Interconnection problems

Why has Edison allowed their interconnection department to be an obstacle for Solar contractors and clients for over five years? There is obviously no incentive for Edison to allow customers to receive credit for the energy they produce. Why? Money! … Continue reading

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Our clients are happy people!

Your current bill for SCE customer account number xxxxxxx is available now for viewing with SCE’s Online Billing at My Account. Account Number Amount Due* 2-33-205-xxxxx -$98.44 *No payment is due at this time. You are receiving this email because … Continue reading

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Edison’s “toaster test”

Why is Edison wanting to “test” inverters and “inspect” solar systems as if we are in the 1950’s and the electron is to be feared? The test is like someone coming to your home and turning on your toaster and … Continue reading

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